The Sound of Silence (Hardcover)

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Ma, the Japanese concept of the silence between sounds, is always there, if you know where to find it.

Robin

— From The Sound of Silence

Ma, the Japanese concept of the silence between sounds, is always there, if you know where to look.

Robin

— From The Sound of Silence

Description


-Do you have a favorite sound?- little Yoshio asks. The musician answers, -The most beautiful sound is the sound of ma, of silence.-
But Yoshio lives in Tokyo, Japan: a giant, noisy, busy city. He hears shoes squishing through puddles, trains whooshing, cars beeping, and families laughing. Tokyo is like a symphony hall
Where is silence?
Join Yoshio on his journey through the hustle and bustle of the city to find the most beautiful sound of all.

About the Author


Katrina Goldsaito's favorite sound is the sound of bare feet on tatami mats. In Tokyo, she worked as an on-camera TV journalist and producer for NHK-World, and has written for National Geographic, The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, and The Japan Times. She lives near Golden Gate Park with her husband and son, and spends her days eating avocados and working on her first YA novel.Julia Kuo's favorite sound is kuk-kuk-kuk (the sound an angry squirrel makes). She is the illustrator of Go, Little Green Truck and has created illustrations for American Greetings, the Cleveland Public Library, The New York Times, and Capitol Records, among many others. She works from Chicago for most of the year, and from Taipei over the winter.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316203371
ISBN-10: 0316203378
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2016
Pages: 40
Language: English